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Porongurup Wine Region - Wineries, Vineyards, Wine, Winery Tour Maps, Cellar Doors - Mt Barker, Porongurup, Kamballup, Narrikup, Woodburn - Great Southern

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climate Porongurup Wine Region, in the Great Southern Wine Region south of Perth, includes the towns of Porongurup, Mt Barker, Kamballup, Narrikup and Woodburn. The wineries in this region surround the fabulous Porongurup National Park, which includes several wonderful scenic drives throughout the park. The regions vineyards are mostly grown on `karri` loam soils, which are formed from granite. The major varieties grown in the region are Chardonnay, Semillon, Verdelho, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. The climate is Mediterranean. The major events include the Porongurup Wine Festival in March. The Porongorups are a small, isolated range of intrusive granite, which have a high diversity of plant species that attracts many visitors every year. The climate is Mediterranean with cool to mild winters and warm, sunny summers. The conditions are cooler and more humid in the higher altitude areas. There are occasional snow falls on the higher peaks during winter and early spring. Most of the vineyards are planted on deep karri loam soils derived from the weathering of granite. The Porongurup Wine Region is well known for its splendid white wine varieties such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Traminer and red wine varieties such as Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier. Some of the many wineries in the area include: Bowmans Wines, Castle Rock Estate, Chatsfield, Dukes Vineyard, Fernbrook Wines, Ironwood Estate Wines, Jingalla Wines, Karrivale Wines, Millinup Estate Wines, Mount Trio Vineyard, Porongurup Winery, Springview Wine, Zarephath Wines.

The Great Southern Wine Region includes eleven districts : Albany ; Denmark ; Frankland River ; Cranbrook ; Mount Barker ; Porongurup ; Walpole ; Broomehill ; Borden ; Redmont ; Mount Barker West
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